Making All Voices Count

Technologies, citizen voice and accountable governance

Making All Voices Count was a programme that supported the development and spread of innovative approaches to fostering accountable, responsive governance – many of them using tools and platforms based on mobile phone and digital technologies.

Innovation, scaling and research projects

From its inception in June 2013 until its end in November 2017, Making All Voices Count issued 178 grants:

  • 72 to innovation projects
  • 38 to scaling projects
  • 7 to tech hubs
  • 61 to research projects.

Fourteen key messages about tech and accountable governance

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Five lessons about supporting innovation

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A learning programme

Making All Voices Count generated research-based evidence on how technologies contribute to accountable governance change processes, and practice-based learning on how to support innovation in this field.

This site

This is an archive of resources from the programme. You can search our publications, projects and blogs by theme and by country, and by type of project or publication.

PUBLICATION
What happens when policy champions move on? The case of…
Aalia Cassim
(2016)

When champions of a developmental approach to social welfare move on, does the policy momentum decrease?

PUBLICATION
Open mapping from the ground up: learning from Map Kibera
Erica Hagen
(2017)

Building trust between citizens and governments through mapping processes

NEWS
Balangay: A mobile app for disseminating disaster information in Philippines

April 06, 2017

Local government adopts a mobile app to reduce vulnerability to disasters

PUBLICATION
I know what I know (but how do I know…
Debbie Smit Indra de Lanerolle Tamara Braam Deborah Byrne Gontse Legong
(2017)

A community of practice to foster innovation